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RichratRoute Climbed: Kite Lake Trail Date Climbed: June 2001  Sucess!


Climbed Lincoln, Bross, and Democrat.
Posted Jan 30, 2005 8:43 pm

onandupwardsDate Climbed: August 1997  Sucess!


Climbed as part of Lincoln, Democrat, Bross circuit
Posted Jan 29, 2005 3:51 pm

Paul MorrillRoute Climbed: Mining Roads from the SE Date Climbed: August 1996  Sucess!

Paul Morrill

Four of us drove a 1948 Willey's(tricked out) up there via the minning roads from the SE (had to rebuild the road in a few spots). The rig started having carb problems around 13500. Good thing we had plenty of beer and cigs. Great place to park on the summit, good views. Just to many people.
Posted Jan 12, 2005 4:19 pm

keeganyoung1Route Climbed: Decalibron Date Climbed: July 24, 2004  Sucess!


This is a tough descent due to scree. There is a cool waterfall near the end.
Posted Nov 23, 2004 9:58 am

csmcgranahanRoute Climbed: Decalibron Date Climbed: August, 2002  Sucess!


Started at 4:00am under a full moon and completed the Decalibron: Democrat, Cameron, Lincoln and Bross. What a great way to climb multiple peaks in one day!
Posted Oct 31, 2004 6:07 pm

NatashaRoute Climbed: Democrat-Lincoln-Bross Date Climbed: July 7, 2001  Sucess!


Great day for all 3 peaks, but the wind really picked up on the way to Bross...the wind made it too miserable to stay and enjoy the views so, we headed down.

Posted Oct 15, 2004 12:01 am

mr_gRoute Climbed: Ridge from Lincoln Date Climbed: July 21, 1999  Sucess!


Drove up to Kite Lake and did the Decalibron route for Democrat, Cameron, Lincoln and Bross. The round trip time was about 6.5 hours. Got chased down Bross when the weather moved in, but all in all, it was a very good trip.

Posted Oct 12, 2004 10:51 am

bc44caesarRoute Climbed: From Lincoln Date Climbed: 10 Oct 2004  Sucess!


Last peak on the Decalibron - took about 40 min. from Lincoln. Hiked south to "South Bross" for some pictures then headed down the unpleasant west face trail.
Posted Oct 11, 2004 8:37 pm

myroneRoute Climbed: Last leg from Mts Democrat, Cameron, and Lincoln Date Climbed: Saturday September 18, 2004  Sucess!


Reached the summit about 10:10AM, very clear, blue skies, but very windy. Signed the summit log, stayed about 15 mins. Down a steep, scree-filled trail back to Kite Lake by 11:20AM. My 8th 14'er, and another beautiful morning!
Posted Sep 21, 2004 11:00 pm

Brad SniderRoute Climbed: Decalibron Date Climbed: May 8, 2004  Sucess!

Brad Snider

4th fourteener; third of a full day. Talk about a broad summit! Reminded me of the surface of the moon or Mars (not that I've ever been there...)
Posted Sep 21, 2004 9:22 pm

shanrickvRoute Climbed: Decalibron Date Climbed: 8/15/04  Sucess!


The final leg of the Decalibron. There were jeeps and ATVs at the top and we were tempted to ask for a ride down. Going down the scree of Bross back to Kite Lake was both fun and a royal pain. Somehow we got sucked into a drainage and did a nice rock climb down the sides of a waterfall.
Posted Aug 15, 2004 9:42 pm

SaintgrizzlyRoute Climbed: Lincoln-Bross Traverse Date Climbed: Late '70's (wow!)  Sucess!


Lincoln's a nice mountain. I hate Bross--although to be fair it might have more than a little to do with Aaron and I coming down the wrong way, and having to do about 20 or 30 miles of bouldering.

It was funny, though--and memorable--that while crossing a snowfield on the way down, I fell through up to my waist, and was thrashing about more or less helplessly, when I heard a "click" behind me, followed by, "Wow, what a shot..."

I'll probably never get over it.

Posted Aug 10, 2004 7:55 pm

Andrew McKenzieRoute Climbed: Cameron Basin Date Climbed: July 4, 2004  Sucess!

Andrew McKenzie

This was a fairly unspectacular mountain, but... it did provide a nice snow-filled gully that allowed rapid descent via glissade. Warning!! Snow up top was a little icy and it didnt take much sliding to realize I was out of control.. Great opportunity to practice self-arresting! Cheers!
Posted Jul 19, 2004 2:24 am

jhansen007Route Climbed: Decalibron from Kite Lake Date Climbed: July 17, 2004  Sucess!


After climbing Long's a few weeks ago...it seemed sick and wrong to sleep in late and bag 4 peaks with such minimal effort. Nice scenery and easy hiking don't make for solitude. Still a fun hike though.
Posted Jul 17, 2004 9:10 pm

Larry VRoute Climbed: with Democrat and Lincoln Date Climbed: Labor Day, 1971  Sucess!

Larry V

Climbed with Mom, Dad, and little brother. Found a magnetite rock - magnets stick to it.
Posted Jul 12, 2004 11:53 pm

dpRoute Climbed: Decalibron from Lincoln Date Climbed: 11 July 2004  Sucess!


Descent to Kite Lake was hard on Spencer the Mountain Dog- he didn't care for the scree at all. Luckily there was stilll a fair amount of vertical feet of snow left in the gully.
Posted Jul 12, 2004 4:04 pm

belexesRoute Climbed: Kite Lake Date Climbed: July 8, 2004  Sucess!


Bross seems a little less exciting after Lincoln. Still, it's a good hike, probably the easiest of the three. There was even a cyclist doing this one! There was some confusion on where the actual summit was (I didn't see a marker anywhere), so I wandered around to the various rock shelters and cairns so I made sure I touched the actual summit (a method that is called "Lobdellizing"). Then it was on to Democrat.
Posted Jul 9, 2004 3:16 pm

awillsonRoute Climbed: Kite Lake Date Climbed: August 3, 2003  Sucess!


Climbed it along with Lincoln and Democrat. I was with my 2 brothers. Trails were quite crowded. Nice big summit on Bross.
Posted Jul 8, 2004 10:03 am

Ed FRoute Climbed: Mineral Park Mine Trailhead, 4x4 road Date Climbed: July 4, 2004  Sucess!

Ed F

Ran Bross from Mineral Park to train for the Pikes Peak Ascent. A great running route from Mineral Park to almost 13,500. Above there, it's a little too rough to run. What a strange, big summit!
Posted Jul 6, 2004 7:44 pm

RatballsRoute Climbed: From Kite Lake via Democrat, Cameron, and Lincoln Date Climbed: July 19, 1999  Sucess!


A fun, solo day out up high.

Here's a (sorta) trip report.
Posted Jun 22, 2004 9:03 pm

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